Category: Mozambique

Top 10 places in Africa to take your loved one this Valentine's

Top 10 places in Africa to take your loved one this Valentine’s

There are few places more romantic than Africa… why not forget Paris and escape to somewhere a little more exciting this Valentine’s Day. Here we present to you 10 wonderful – yet exceptionally varied – ideas that will give you a Valentine’s break you’re sure to remember for years to come… Djibouti Palace Kempinski, Djibouti […]

Photograph of the week: A remote African paradise

Photograph of the week: A remote African paradise

Built on stilts in the crystal clear waters of the warm Indian Ocean amongst the mangroves, this eco-paradise is home to flocks of flamingos, tropical fish and the very rare Dugong with sunsets nothing less that breath-taking. Flamingo Bay prides itself in having an undisturbed eco-setting that is peaceful and pristine complete with a wellness […]

7 great places to experience a luxury family safari in Africa

7 great places to experience a luxury family safari in Africa

Africa is a wonderful holiday destination for families and a great way for children to see animals of all kinds in beautiful natural environments.  On a safari you and your family will be taken to the very heart of Africa, staying at the most luxurious camps and lodges.  On your activities you will be accompanied […]

4 of the most remote retreats in the Indian Ocean

4 of the most remote retreats in the Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is this planet’s third largest oceanic region stretching from the rugged coasts of Eastern Africa to the shores of Western Australia; it’s warm waters lap the sands of Southern Indo-China and the Indian subcontinent and wash across the beaches of the Arabian peninsula. The Indian Ocean has become synonymous with remote beauty […]

Vamizi Island, Mozambique

Vamizi Island, Mozambique

Move over the Maldives and Mauritius… there is a new player in Indian Ocean luxury and it’s coming in the form of a rather unique Mozambique.  Something of a hidden gem, this sparkling coastline has only been visited so far by ‘those in the know’. Powder white sands and azure blue seas abound, but this […]

Flying safaris in southern Africa: 'Out of Africa' revisited

Flying safaris in southern Africa: ‘Out of Africa’ revisited

Take a step back to the romantic appeal of the ‘Golden Age of Aviation’ as you travel through southern Africa in a DC-3. Experienced 4th generation local guides tailor the voyage to the interests of a select group of 14 travellers as you explore Zululand, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa with Travcoa Flying Safaris. […]

New suites at Azura, Mozambique

New suites at Azura, Mozambique

Azura in Mozambique is unveiling new suites, including an ultra-luxurious Presidential villa. This private residence offers its own beachfront location and amazing views towards Bazaruto Dune, an infinity edged swimming pool spanning the front of the villa, private kitchen with personal chef, massive bathroom with freeform bath, outdoor showers, dining area with feature star-shaped roof, […]

Interview with Suzanne Aaronson of Suzanne's Files

Interview with Suzanne Aaronson of Suzanne’s Files

Our latest interview is with Suzanne Aaronson, Editor-in-Chief and Founder  of Suzanne’s Files, a leading quality lifestyle resource. Suzanne’s  Files provides expert picks on under-the-radar getaways, hidden gems, wow services, truly unique gifts, lifetime experiences, and niche experts around the world. What is it that  you do exactly? Everyday is different – that’s for sure! […]

Luxury eco-boutique hotel on Benguerra Island

Luxury eco-boutique hotel on Benguerra Island

A new luxury eco-boutique hotel is opening on Benguerra Island, Mozambique.   Called Azura, it consists of 14 beautiful villas adorned with traditional Mozambique artwork and blends modern chic with a wonderful beachfront location. Watch the dhows pass by, swim with dolphins or simply stroll along the miles of pristine beach. Azura opens in July […]

Indigo Bay Island Resort & Spa re-opens in Mozambique

Indigo Bay Island Resort & Spa re-opens in Mozambique

Following a major renovation programme, Indigo Bay Island Resort & Spa has re-opened. Situated on Bazaruto Island, the largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, the resort has converted its 24 Bay View Rooms into 12 Bay View Suites, each with two bedrooms and their own splash pool. The resort also boasts a dedicated honeymoon chalet, […]

A year of island hopping: March

A year of island hopping: March

This is post three  of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For March, the following are recommended: Benguerra, Mozambique: Benguerra Lodge Bermuda: Fairmont Southampston Dominica Maldives: Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa Rangali Island and […]

Benguerra Lodge pool and honeymoon suites

Benguerra Lodge pool and honeymoon suites

New for 2006, Benguerra Lodge in Mozambique now has a pool on the beach. Situated on Benguerra Island (approx 11 kms by 5 kms in extent), the lodge is in keeping with the ancient tradition of the Archipelago, once the playground of the Queen of Sheba and the trading route of old Arabia. Also new […]

Quilálea Island, Mozambique, East Africa

Quilálea Island, Mozambique, East Africa

Mozambique is one of the last unspoilt areas on the east African coast, with pristine beaches and coral reefs. Several barefoot-luxury-style lodges have opened on the virtually uninhabited islands of the Bazaruto archipelago, including the nine-villa Quilálea Island resort on the Quirimbas. The island can now be reached by helicopter transfer from Pemba airport.